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    Medical schools with condensed preclinical curriculums

    Does anyone have a list of the medical schools currently offering condensed preclinical curriculums? Preferably only 1 year preclinical curriculums? And does anyone know how long these schools have had these types of curriculums? Were they established recently or further back? Are they reliable...
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    Wayne State vs NYMC

    It seems Wayne & NYMC have similar qualities. In particular I am interested to get some feedback regarding the following: Clinical training Match list Average USMLE scores Research opportunities Here is some info about me: OOS Not sure what field I am interested in, but I don't want to rule...
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    CSUN vs APU (Azusa Pacific University). Which one should I pick?

    Hello everyone, I am deciding on which school to commit to. As of now I am admitted at CSUN but today, I just a call from APU offering me admission. Both schools have excellent ultimate pass rates and employment rates 6 months after graduation. Hope to hear opinions on which is a better pick...
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    Kaplan vs Uworld, What competition?

    I, like many medical students, used the internet as a resource when trying to determine what study materials to use when studying for the Step exams. In doing so, I came across the Kaplan vs Uworld Qbank debate multiple times. I only used Uworld for Step 1 (ended up with a 259), and I also used...
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    University of Louisville (SOM) vs University of Kentucky (COM) Bowling Green Campus

    Hello. I am considering both the University of Louisville and UK Bowling Green Campus for medical school next fall. I am wondering if anyone has any insight on the pros and cons of each. Louisville is the more established campus, while UK Bowling Green is in its first year next fall. However...
  6. Dockt0rOktopusz

    LECOM Bradenton vs TouroCOM Middletown? Urgent! Deadline Tomorrow

    Hey everybody, I've been an long time on/off lurker here but I need your help and wasn't sure who else to turn to, this late in the game! I've been accepted at TouroCOM Middletown (I was part of their master's/postbacc program) and even put in the deposit. However, I just got off the wait list...
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    MA/MS School comparison: CUNY Hunter, CUNY City, Columbia TC

    Hey all, After applying to three Masters and two Doctorate programs in Psychology (Clinical for the doctorates) just to cover my bases, I was denied from both doctorate programs (Rutgers and U of Illinois Chicago) but accepted into two MA programs (CUNY City and Columbia Teachers College) while...
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    School Clinical Requirement Comparison

    Hi all! I was wondering if students at other dental schools can provide what your clinical requirements are to graduate? I'm just interested to see what other schools are like. Specifically, the number of: - SRPs - Crown/bridge units - CDs - RPDs - Miscellaneous prosth - Operative -...
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    OSU vs. Houston McGovern

    Please help! I am trying to decide between OSU and McGovern. I need some help comparing them. I am not a state resident of either and understand that McGovern would be cheaper. I also know that OSU is ranked a little higher with regard to research. But here are some questions: How does...
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    Questions for OU-HCOM Graduates

    Hello Everyone! I just got accepted in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. I have a few questions for graduates that have finished their residencies and are now working after earning their degree from this great school. How did you compare to other students whether...
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    DAT TS / AA/ PAT? Relative importance?

    Hello, guys. Long time lurker on sdn. I appreciate your contributions to the community! Quick question: How much do dental schools weigh TS and PAT compared to AA? Obviously AA is more important, but I scored few points higher on TS than AA, so i was wondering. The math section brought my...
  12. Allons-y

    Another DAT Breakdown :)

    I just want to give a little hope to those who are stressing out because this exam and give back to the forum that gave me soo many helpful tips. Since my GPA is only a 3.46 (w/o+- 3.39), scoring well means a lot to me. :) The night before the exam, I half slept for 2 hours bc I was so nervous...
  13. Tinsanity13

    TPR vs. TBR

    Hello there, I am going to begin my studies for the MCATs within the next week or so. I am making a last minute decision on whether to purchase TPR or TBR. From what I've read is that TBR is better but at the same time it is more costly. I am asking for opinions on which YOU think is better and...
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    Rochester vs Hofstra vs Downstate

    Hey everyone, Thanks for clicking on this thread! I was recently accepted off the waitlist at both Rochester and Hofstra and need to make me decision soon. Previously committed to Downstate before I got these two acceptances. I'm interested in fielding any and all opinions you fellow SDNers...
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    Nova Southeastern vs University of Missouri - Kansas City

    I've been accepted to both UMKC and Nova Southeastern University. Would love to hear some pros/cons from students that have attended either school. I would especially like to hear from some D3s and D4s from Nova. How do you feel about the clinical experience there? What are the requirements...
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    MD vs Mid–Levels (Nontraditional Students)

    Calling all Nontraditional Students!! If you have a moment, and you are willing, please answer the following questions: At what age did you matriculate? What was your background going in? What motivated you to make a switch into medicine? Did you go for an MD or Mid–Level credential (such as...
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    Boston University vs Alpert Medical School (Brown) vs Einstein

    Hello! I'm very lucky to have been accepted at these three great schools and I can't seem to make up my mind. Any advice would be much appreciated! I'm currently a senior at BU, grew up in NYC (originally from Brooklyn!), and have a number of scattered interests including biomedical research...
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    New MCAT Best Resources/Company

    Hey everyone! I wanted to ask to those who have taken the new MCAT to answer these questions and to help out a fellow premed :) 1) What company did you use (princeton/kaplan/examkrackers/etc.) 2) What books did you use (kaplan 528/princeton biochem/etc.) - You can say "I used all of TPR books"...
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    North Dakota or Minnesota-Duluth?

    Hello Everyone, Long time reader, first time thread poster. I am fortunate enough to possibly have a choice of medical schools to attend in 2016. I have been accepted to Minnesota-Duluth and I have an interview at North Dakota. I have been trying to find websites that compare these two...
  20. bobtheweazel

    Podiatric College Appeal Index

    UPDATE: I've added the 4-year graduation rate into the equations, updated cost figures, and made two separate overall indexes—a quality index which is independent of cost and an appeal index which is dependent of cost. I've been trying to find an objective comparison of the podiatric colleges...